“I don’t get it,” Trump told MSNBC, according to CNN. “I’m going there [to Iowa] actually today and I have tremendous crowds and I have tremendous love in the room and you know, we seem to have hit a chord. But some of these polls coming out, I don’t quite get it.” “Think about this. During slavery — and I know that’s one of those words you’re not supposed to say, but I’m saying it — during slavery, a lot of the slave owners thought that they had the right to do whatever they wanted to that slave. Anything that they chose to do,” Carson argued, WTVR reported.
“I would never tell a woman who has been raped she’s got to carry the child of the rapist,” Lindsay Graham, another Republican contender, said in response to Carson Oct. 26, according to the Guardian. “Eighty-three percent of the American people feel like that goes too far, so if you would veto a bill that had an exception for rape or incest – you know, I appreciate your passion for the pro-life issue, but you’re outside of the mainstream and you cannot get elected. Anybody with that position will get creamed.”